PROFILE: S!LM

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There’s this odd bit of lore surrounding Fidalgo Island in the San Juan’s and it goes something like – if you go to bed on this island you’ll always come back. To be honest, I’m not entirely sure what that … Continued

DEPTHSOUNDER EPISODE IV: SiLM

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In the fourth episode of Depthsounder Lüük Honey and Hannah Stephens of the band Silm talk about meeting at an Anacortes Pizza restaurant, their residency in Iceland, and what it’s like to play in a band with their romantic partner. … Continued

REVIEW: MOUNT EERIE ~ SAUNA

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Sauna by Mount Eerie Despite reviewing local albums for four years now, I’ve never reviewed Mount Eerie, even though I’ve absolutely loved albums like Clear Moon, Ocean Roar, and Wind’s Poem, in fact I’ve been a fan all the way back … Continued

PROFILE: ELEANOR MURRAY

  Eleanor Murray is a time traveler. She pulls out her acoustic guitar and begins to stroke the maple neck, caressing the tightly wound strings, and as the vibrations grow louder a teal and vermillion portal opens up and, like she … Continued

SOTW: SiLM ~ H E K L A

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SiLM – “Hekla” from Adam Oelsner on Vimeo. Anacortes Washington feels like such an unlikely place for such quality music at such a quantity to emerge from. Any town can have an aberration, but for every band that potentially emerges … Continued

SOTW: THE LONELY FOREST ~ WARM/HAPPY

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Last week the Lonely Forest announced some sad news on their facebook page. “It is with sadness that we announce to the world that The Lonely Forest is going on an indefinite hiatus.” Without making the joke about a “mutual … Continued

TIDES SPOTLIGHT: KARL BLAU

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For the next month, as we work hard to raise the $12,000 necessary to produce and manufacture our original album of 10 different Washington based musicians, I’ll be highlighting everyone involved with their own feature here on the website. I … Continued

REVIEW: LAKE ~ CIRCULAR DOORWAY

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Not long after LAKE finished recording their upcoming release for K-Records, The World Is Real, founding member Lindsay Schief departed from the band. It was a tough moment for LAKE who’d recorded six albums together, and while neither party felt … Continued

REVIEW: LOVERS WITHOUT BORDERS 7″ SINGLE

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When I lived in Los Angeles I adopted a dog from an organization that rescued dogs from kill shelters, called Dogs Without Borders.  Everything about the group was pure intentioned and genuinely sweet, they used terms like “forever home” to … Continued

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